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'Gooks of Hazzard' Shirt Blasted for Racial Slur Skateboard brand's design 'unacceptable,' Asian rights group says

If you like retro TV and racist slurs, have we got the T-shirt for you. Baker Skateboards is taking some heat this week for its shirt called “The Gooks of…

August 2, 2012, 1:28 PM EDT

It's Stompeez vs. Silly Slippeez in the Stompable-Slipper Wars Infomerical rivals in smackdown

Catchy jingles, rainbow swirls, sparkle transitions—Stompeez has all the hallmarks of a successful toy commercial. And with genius lyrics like "We love 'em! We want 'em!" it's no wonder the…

July 11, 2012, 3:02 PM EDT

American Apparel Welcomes an Older Model Into Its Ads 'Jacky' pitches Advanced Basics line

American Apparel takes a break from hypersexualizing barely twentysomething hotties in a new campaign touting its Advanced Basics line. Meet Jacky, a new model with long legs and flowing silver…

July 5, 2012, 7:07 AM EDT

Offerman, Robinson Back for Round 2 of New Era's Cubs-White Sox Campaign What would Nick give for a World Series victory?

NBC sitcom stars Nick Offerman, a Cubs fan, and Craig Robinson, a White Sox fan, return in a second satisfying Brooklyn Brothers spot for sports-cap maker New Era. (See the…

May 23, 2012, 9:13 AM EDT

Data Points: Spending It People are getting more comfortable shopping online, but they're also demanding more of retailers

Online shopping has become a mainstream activity—fully 70 percent of all Internet users ages 14 and up bought something online last year, according to eMarketer. E-commerce accounted for 6.6 percent…

April 18, 2012, 6:28 AM EDT

Bethenny Frankel Tries to Bring 'Real Women' to Skinnygirl Does she really deserve a pat on the back?

There's truth—real authenticity—in this advertising. At least, that's the promise behind campaigns like the one for just-launched Skinnygirl Smoothers n' Shapers, a line of Spanx-like underthings from ubiquitous loudmouth and…

April 12, 2012, 11:27 AM EDT

Angry Cat Among Those Testing Columbia Sportswear Products Plus, a second disgusting taste test this week

Columbia Sportswear, last seen freezing its underlayers off with hypothermia-defying Dutch stuntman Wim Hof, has now created a faux science YouTube series called "Great Moments in Trying Stuff" to celebrate…

March 27, 2012, 1:45 PM EDT

Kate Upton Attracts World's Nastiest Creatures in New Ad Foul-mouthed cockroach spot from Zoo York

Last we saw supermodel and Sports Illustrated cover girl Kate Upton, she was wolfing down a 740-calorie Carl's Jr. burger packed with jalapeño peppers and 47 grams of fat. Ha!…

March 15, 2012, 1:25 PM EDT

Mr. T Pitches Old Navy Tees in Fun Infomercial Parody With Anna Faris Two minutes of inspired silliness

I pity the fool who thinks Mr. T will ever go out of style—or that I would refrain from opening this story with the catchphrase of the aging '80s icon.…

March 14, 2012, 8:37 AM EDT

Bear Grylls Still Wearing the Pants, at Least in Dockers Ads Fired Discovery star in new campaign

Discovery Channel reportedly terminated its relationship with Bear Grylls this week over a contractual dispute—which would seem to be unfortunate timing for Dockers, which is in the midst of rolling…

March 13, 2012, 2:18 PM EDT

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